Pastors' Blog

A shepherding tool of San Gabriel Community Church
Category: Friendship

Paint CanRather than waiting until we can do something really "spectacular," let's daily be on the lookout for opportunities to help bear the burdens of others in simple, significant ways. I trust this post by Tim Challies will be a help as we seek to develop that servant perspective: An Extraordinary Skill for Ordinary Christians.   –Pastor Greg

Many of you know Justin Garcia.  Many of you love the sweater vest as Justin does. Many of you may enjoy staying up until 4am talking about anything, but preferably theology, like Justin.  Many of may have been part of those conversations.  But here's a few things you may not know about Justinian the Lesser as he dubbed himself.   1.  He is a very, very good writer. 2.  He loves The Lord Jesus Christ above all else. 3. He has (2) kids, one is in the oven... 4. He is an avid Dallas Cowboys fan,... Read More

In Four Loves, C. S. Lewis wrote this about friendship, "Friendship arises out of mere companionship when two or more of the companions discover that they have in common some insight or interest or even taste which the others do not share and which, till that moment, each believed to be his own unique treasure (or burden). The typical expression of opening Friendship would be something like, "What? You too? I thought I was the only one."" This reminded me of the text we have been looking at in... Read More